CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Echinodermata (phylum)  »  Ophiuroidea (class)  »  Ophiurida (order)  »  Ophiotrichidae (family)

CAAB Code: 25 192000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Ophiotrichidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata
Family: Ophiotrichidae (brittlestars) - show full list
Common Name: brittlestars

Occurrence locations [4] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Common Names List: brittlestars
Organism Type: a brittlestar
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
Child Codes: 25 192902     Gymnolophus spp.
25 192903     Lissophiothrix spp.
25 192904     Macrophiothrix spp.
25 192905     Ophiocnemis spp.
25 192906     Ophiogymna spp.
25 192907     Ophiomaza spp.
25 192908     Ophiophthirius spp.
25 192909     Ophiopsammium spp.
25 192910     Ophiopteron spp.
25 192911     Ophiothela spp.
25 192901     Ophiothrix spp.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-06-23
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Scientific Name
verified against
O'Hara, T.D. Hugall, A.F. Thuy, B. Stöhr, S. Martynov, A.V., 2017. Restructuring higher taxonomy using broad-scale phylogenomics: The living Ophiuroidea., Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Vol. 107: 415-430. . doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2016.12.006

Record details

Record entered on 3-Jul-2000 16:58 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 13-Nov-2017 11:27 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: add reference
Modification history:
03-JUL-2000: created (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
13-NOV-2017: add reference (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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